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Supplements commonly used for their anti-aging properties may increase the risk of breast and brain cancer, researchers from the University of Missouri-Columbia have found (stock)

Popular anti-aging vitamin B3 pills ‘raise the risk of CANCER’, study indicates

Popular anti-aging vitamin B3 pills ‘raise the risk of CANCER’, study indicates Nicotinamide riboside, a source of vitamin B3, is known for its anti-aging effects But research shows it may increase the chance of cancer spreading to the brain This is a fatal development for many patients, as no viable treatment exists By Caitlin Tilley, …

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Botox could help treat men with erectile dysfunction, a study claims.  Belgian urologists say the treatment could be effective as a 'nearly permanent' therapy for the problem, although further studies are needed

Botox might help beat erectile dysfunction, study suggests

Botox to beat erectile dysfunction! Injections straight into penis ‘can help impotent men’ Botox showed ‘clear benefit’ for men suffering with erectile dysfunction Belgian urologists reviewed seven studies including more than 360 men The drug is not currently approved for erectile dysfunction in the UK or US By Joe Davies Health Reporter For Mailonline Published: …

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Every year more than 10,000 people in the UK and 60,000 in the US are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer ‘could be spotted THREE YEARS earlier’

Pancreatic cancer could be diagnosed up to three years earlier if people were regularly weighed and had their blood sugar checked, according to experts. Every year more than 10,000 people in the UK and 60,000 in the US are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. It has a tragically high death rate because around 90 per cent …

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Scientists have thought men's propensity to enjoy a few more drinks and take more smoke breaks than women was why they had higher rates of cancer in general.  But now a major study of 300,000 Americans by the National Cancer Institute suggests biology makes men more vulnerable to cancer, not bad health habits

Men have greater cancer risk because of biology NOT because they drink and smoke more, study claims

Men drink and smoke more than women — but that is not the reason they have a higher cancer risk. A major study suggests biological differences are the real reason behind the disparity between sexes. Understanding these differences could help to improve prevention and treatment, researchers say. The study looked at 300,000 middle-aged and older …

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Brain eating amoeba are hiding in rivers and lakes throughout America this summer

Freshwater lakes and rivers across America may have a deadly parasite lurking in them this summer that rapidly eats away at the brain – and experts warn that if it gets into your nose, it has a 97 percent chance of being fatal, often within five days of feeling symptoms. Naegleria fowleri lives in fresh …

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Seminal Alzheimer’s study may have been manipulated

The data behind the most influential theory of what causes Alzheimer’s disease may have been ‘manipulated’, a damning scientific probe has claimed. Experts fear the allegedly falsified results have misled research over the last 16 years, potentially wasting billions of pounds of funding. A six-month investigation by Science, considered one of the world’s most respected …

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Women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities on their brains, and the lesions put them at a higher risk of cognitive decline (file photo)

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’, raises risk of Alzheimer’s

Women who have gone through menopause have ‘hyperintensities’ on their brain that raises risk of Alzheimer’s and stroke, study finds Researchers found that women who have already undergone menopause have more hyperintensities – a small lesion – on their brain People who have more on their brain are more likely to develop cognitive conditions like …

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Russell Bell, 65, from Raleigh in North Carolina, was taken for tests for Lyme disease by his wife Nicole (right) after he started repeating himself and became irritable in 2016

‘Outdoorsy’ Father-of-two, 60, left suffering memory problems with Lyme disease

An ‘outdoorsy’ father-of-two died after memory problems triggered by Lyme disease that left him struggling to remember the alarm code were diagnosed as Alzheimer’s. Russell Bell, 65, from Raleigh, North Carolina, was tested for the tick-borne disease in 2016 after he also began having mood swings — but the swabs came back negative. Doctors then …

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Patient 4, a man treated for monkeypox in London in 2019, appeared to make a full recovery from the virus but suffered a post-sex relapse six weeks after being given the all-clear, testing positive for the virus 70-plus days after initially falling ill.  This chart tracks his PCR results for monkeypox using blood (red), throat swabs (green), urine (yellow), and lesions (black) over time.  It also shows how long he suffered from the initial monkeypox rash (dotted line)

One previous UK patient had monkeypox in body for 76 days

Monkeypox may be able to linger in the body for 10 weeks — even after the tell-tale rash has disappeared, scientists say. Experts don’t believe patients can be contagious for that length of time but say that remains the ‘big unanswered question’. The findings are from an analysis of the UK’s seven previous cases, which …

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